Water Resources, Department of
(California Department of Water Resources)
South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) Brushy Creek Mowing
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Department of Water Resources
Delta Field Division staff will perform maintenance along the easement of all three pipeline stages starting at SBA MM 0.75 and ending at MM 3.27 to allow access to pipeline vaults for inspections and maintenance. This easement is approximately 3 miles by 30 feet wide. Total area to be mowed is approximately 12 acres. DFD staff will use an industrial tractor mower, and tools and weed whackers. A water truck will be used for fire control and dust mitigation while mowing and grading. Staging of equipment will occur at existing turnouts on the primary roadway or on paved roadways. All work is within DWR right of way.
Dyer Rd and Altamont Pass Rd / Kelso Rd and Christensen Rd
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Section 15301(b)
Reasons for Exemption
See NOE for full details.
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt because it involves routine maintenance activities. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. Because this activity can be implemented without any significant environmental impacts, the Categorical Exemption Class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance.